Zoological Society of London – what’s new?
By Lisa K Flint, on 8 March 2013
Zoological Society of London
Newly Acquired Books February 2013
Library opening hours: 9.30am–5.30pm, Monday-Friday (excluding bank holidays)
To celebrate the forthcoming opening of the new Tiger Territory, the Library currently has on display historical material relating to big cat enclosures at ZSL London Zoo.
Zoological gardens and menageries
Old London Zoo : a selection of early postcard scenes and views to recall the days when Regent’s Park Zoo was, for most people, simply THE ZOO : postcards confirming or revealing aspects of zoo history and animal management / selected by Nick Thompson from his own collection for the Bartlett Society A.G.M., held on 25th October, 1997. – [S.l.] : the author, 1997 27AJ/ED
Presented by Sarah-Joy Maddeaux, Bristol Zoo Gardens, February 2013.
Wildlife crime scorecard [electronic resource] : assessing compliance with and enforcement of CITES commitments for tigers, rhinos and elephants. – [Gland, Switzerland : WWF, 2012]
Freely available via the WWF website (3.02 MB) http://bit.ly/V4OV0a
To the World Heritage Committee and state parties [electronic resource] : Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo : world heritage property in danger. – [Gland, Switzerland : WWF, 2012]
Freely available via the WWF website (374.25 KB) http://bit.ly/WoEm4C
Conservation of wildlife populations : demography, genetics, and management / L. Scott Mills. – 2nd ed. – Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013
Conservation and the genetics of populations / Fred W. Allendorf, Gordon Luikart, Sally N. Aitken ; with illustrations by Agostinho Antunes. – 2nd ed. – Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013
The potential ecology of West Nile virus in the Galápagos Islands / Gillian Eastwood. – Thesis (Ph.D.)–Institute of Zoology ; University of Leeds, 2012
Climate change [electronic resource] : biodiversity and people on the front line : conference report / Watts, O. … [et al.] (editors). – [United Kingdom] : RSPB, 2012
Freely available via the WWF website (1.96 MB) http://bit.ly/YxHzhG
Habitats and faunas
The last rain forests / general editor, Mark Collins ; introduced by David Attenborough. – London : Mitchell Beazley, 1990 Presented by Sandi Bain, 7th January 2013.
Australian tropical rainforests : science, values, meaning / editors, L. J. Webb and J. Kikkawa. – East Melbourne, Vic. : CSIRO, 1990 Presented by Sandi Bain, 7th January 2013.
Arthropod brains : evolution, functional elegance, and historical significance / Nicholas James Strausfeld. – Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012
Grasshopper country : the abundant orthopterod insects of Australia / D. C. F. Rentz. – Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 1996 Presented by Sandi Bain, 7th January 2013.
Mosquito / Richard Jones. – London : Reaktion Books, 2012
Fish passage at Culverts : a review, with possible solutions for New Zealand indigenous species / Jacques Boubée … [et al.]. – Wellington, N.Z. : Department of Conservation, 1999
Reptiles and amphibians
Encyclopedia of snakes / Peter Brazaitis and Myrna E. Watanabe. – New York : Friedman Group, 1994. Presented by Sandi Bain, 7th January 2013.
British birdsong [sound recording] : Kate Humble’s 100 favourites. – [S.l.] : The Telegraph,  1 compact disc Presented by Dr M. Sobell, January 2013
Photographing Australia’s birds / Peter Slater, Raoul Slater. – Fortitude Valley, Qld. : Steve Parish, 1995 Presented by Sandi Bain, 7th January 2013.
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Black-faced Spoonbill and Coastal Wetlands Conservation / Organizers, Endemic Species Research Institute, COA, Taijiang National Park, Urban and Rural Development Branch, Construction and Planning Agency. – Qigu, Taiwan : Qigu Research Center, 2011
Recent advances in the study of raptor diseases : proceedings of the International Symposium on Diseases of Birds of Prey, 1st-3rd July 1980, London / edited by J.E. Cooper and A.G. Greenwood. – Keighley : Chiron Publications, 1981 Library copy presented by Professor John E. Cooper, 12th February 2013.
The dodo and the solitaire : a natural history / Jolyon C. Parish. – Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013
Drawn from paradise : the discovery, art and natural history of the birds of paradise / David Attenborough and Errol Fuller. – London : Collins, 2012
Bird-keeping : a practical guide for the management of singing and cage birds / by C. E. Dyson. – London : Frederick Warne, 1889 Presented by Nigel Douglas on behalf of his late uncle Arthur Douglas, 11th February 2013.
Chamber and cage birds : their management, habits, diseases, breeding, and the methods of taking them / translated from the last German edition of Dr. Bechstein’s Chamber Birds by W. E. Shuckard ; a new edition, revised and partly re-written … by Geo. J. Barnesby. – London : Robert Hardwicke, 1871
Presented by Nigel Douglas on behalf of his late uncle Arthur Douglas, 11th February 2013.
Favourite foreign birds for cages and aviaries / by W. T. Greene. – new and rev. ed. – London : L. Upcott Gill, [18–?] Presented by Nigel Douglas on behalf of his late uncle, Arthur Douglas, 11th February 2013.
Cages, aviaries and bird-room requisites / by John Robson. – London : Feathered World, [19–?] Presented by Nigel Douglas on behalf of his late uncle, Arthur Douglas, 11th February 2013.
New-coloured canaries : yellow-ground, white-ground, orange-ground and dilute colour varieties / by A. K. Gill. – London : Cage Birds, [19–?]Presented by Nigel Douglas on behalf of his late uncle, Arthur Douglas, 11th February 2013.
What mammal is that? / by Ronald Strahan with the magnificent illustrations of Neville W. Cayley and additional illustrations of Peter Schouten. – Sydney : Cornstalk, 1991 Presented by Sandi Bain, 7 January 2013
Kangaroo / John Simons. – London : Reaktion Books, 2013
Protecting the harbour porpoise in UK seas [electronic resource] : identifying a network of draft SACs for the harbour porpoise in the UK / A report to WWF UK by P. G. H. Evans and J. S. Prior. – [S.l.] : WWF, 2012
Freely available via the WWF website (3.01 MB) http://bit.ly/Yvzs7p
Biology and conservation of martens, sables, and fishers : a new synthesis / edited by Keith B. Aubry … [et al.]. – Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2012
Immunity, life history and conservation in the Galapagos sea lion / Patrick Michael Brock. – Thesis (Ph.D.)–University of Leeds, Faculty of Biological Sciences, 2012
Squirrels of the world / Richard W. Thorington … [et al.]. – Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012